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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more man-like than machine. that's our team. now, let's do some science. >> hey, guys, welcome to techknow where we bring you stories of innovation here in america. i am phil torres. i am here with michelle, crystal and lindsey. you went to one of the most violent cities in america to see how technology can help us fight crime? >> that's right. i went to oakland, california which has the 5th highest crime rate and nearby richmond which is among the top 20 to look at some very innovative technology that they are looking to increase the eyes and ears of the police force on the street. so let's have a look these are streets. >>
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the 15th during computer science education week. >> the idea is to get a one-hour basic introduction to the field that is sort of behind this veil of mystery, this veil that separates the average person from the mark zuckerburg. >> reporter: to help educators introduce the topic to students, code.org has compiled a range of lessons. mark zuckerburg may not draw them in, but angry birds might. >> each level you progress through the game you're learning a little bit more how computer science works. >> reporter: westboro middle school in south san francisco is one of 10,000 schools across the globe planning to participate. >> gets them really to understand how to go about doing certain tasks and understanding the benefits of technology. >> reporter: hour of code is backed by dozens of tech companies and luminaries like twitter co-founder jack dorsey and bill gates. >> i wrote a program that played ticktacktoe. >> reporter: file sharing service dropbox is donating storage for the event. ceo drew howston hopes students get as hooked on coding as he did. >> my dad showed me how to write my
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
dictionary science. science had the biggest spike in online searches this year. up 176%. political discussions about climate change and education policy could be the reason for that spike. the oxford english dictionary shows the word selfie as its word of the year. that means taking a picture of yourself and posting it online. >>> 6:18. we haven't done any selfies today. >> no, not yet. >> those of us of a certain age might remember she blinded me with science. >> i remember that. >> critics -- crickets no one knows. people are cig what? let's move on and take a look at the commute now. the traffic is doing pretty well. it is getting more crowded as you drive in through the east shore freeway. this has ban good morning in the way we haven't had major problems and the commute has been ramping up gradually here and there. we have seen some minor fender benders but nothing all that bad. let's move to the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic here is doing pretty well here. no problems as you drive through. i want to take a look at the santa cruz mountains because we have spotted slow tr
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
at the earliest. live in pleasant hill, i'm ryan takeo, kpix 5. >> for citrus growers in fresno it takes science to combat the freezing temperatures and save nearly half a million dollars in crops. farmers burned hundreds of cardboard bins filled with peach pits creating heat that fans disperse over the trees. the chill in the air certainly is putting people in the mood for the holiday. >> chief meteorologist paul deanno in walnut creek where people are trying to ride it out. >> reporter: everybody has the jacket on. we are about two hours away from the holiday festival of lights. there's going to be a tree lighting to my right a couple blocks down. we are talking cold though. walnut creek you scratched and clawed your way to 50 for a high. this is where we are now at the kpix 5 mobile weather lab. 47.6 degrees. by the time we finish the 6:00 newscast we'll be around 40. we are under a freeze warning again tonight. nearly as cold this morning as -- or will be tomorrow. widespread medical 20s to low 30s once again and teens once again in the north bay where you had 16 degrees this morning in heal
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
.s. is lagging and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american and students build a place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are in singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong. education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and higher academic standards, ai love watching tvand outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. and the latest on the accident and death of fast and furious star paul walker. los angeles county sheriff's office says there is no evidence of a second vehicle linked to the accident that
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
of school, here's our schoolcast school of the day. down to beautiful santa clara, the magnolia science academy, where the principal tells me they will be celebrating the computer science education week next week, well a pretty chilly day below freezing in the morning and only a high of 50 weather school is out in santa clara at the magnolia science academy tomorrow. tomorrow we have a big ridge of high pressure off to the west just feeding in that arctic air. the jet stream is dipping as far south as mexico. over the next couple of days we'll see the jet stream continue to be to the south. we'll be on the cold side of things and then see a little area of low pressure swing by to our north and west. as that happens, we'll get a chance of showers. but not just rain showers. in the north bay, friday night the snow level will drop all the way down to 1,000 feet. and gradually climb back to about 2500 feet by saturday morning. bottom line, many of our higher hilltops that's you mount diablo, you mount hamilton, that's you mount tam even may see a little bit of white when the sun comes out o
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
is weak. it is not an exact science. >> you need to understand that in is a radio frequency and this is really mountainous terrains so the signal can bounce off complicating an identification of that location. if the family survives the crash, they have had to survive two nights in frigid winter weather. >> this morning, it was very cold. it was down well below zero last night at johnson street airport and snow is on the ground, and we 2.5' to 3' of snow and valley forge has pilot. >> dale smith a software pioneer reported engine problems. onboard his daughter, amber and her fiance, both students at byu idaho. jonathan was meeting her family over thanksgiving. his uncle has this to say. >> they were deeply in love scheduled to be married january 46789. >> also, his son daniel and daniel's wife were on the plane, five members of a loving family. missing. >> the skies are career so that is good. rescue teams hope to search until dark but scattered forecast this afternoon could interfere with the efforts. in the newsroom no abc7 news. >> the autopsy results are out this morning
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
this into a reality. >> reporter: a tech giant's bet that scenes like this won't be science fiction for long. >>> the deadline to get health insurance has been pushed back to march. yesterday, the obama<Ñ9:y administration declared the system 90% functional but at peak times today the site couldn't handle the number of users. it is still possible to think you have seened up and not have coverage on january 1st. it stems from healthcare gove sending incomplete files to the insurance policies. >>> now a followup. the captain in charge when the costco busan crashed against the rocks will not get his license back. he served nearly a year in prison for polluting ocean waters. the spilled oil polluted dozens of miles of shoreline and killed thousands of sea birds. >>> a strange story tonight. new video of firefighters in southern california rescuing a woman who fell between two buildings. happened just a few hours ago. the firefighters were lowered into that tight space and able to pull up the woman 25 feet to safety. it took about an hour. witnesses say the 28-year-old woman was trying to jump f
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
by science. they'll only offer information on your ancestry. >>> the owner of john's grill donated $20,000 to buy the devices. he said, he hopes it will save lives. the police chief thanked him at his restaurant this morning. he says the devices are an important edition to the patrol cars because police officers are the first on the scene in an emergency. and in cardiac arrest, every second counts. >>> delays at san jose international airport. that story is next. >>> if you think it's crazy around here, ice and snow are making travel impossible for parts of the south and midwest. several deaths have been reported most of those from crashes on the roads. more than 250,000 people are without power now. the marathon in dallas that was scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled. at least ten dallas flights two and from san jose international airport were cancelled. the same storm is now headed to the northeast. it does make it look not quite so cold around here. >> a few snow flurries already in los gatos. that storm was part of the same cold air we've been dealing with this past week. the
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
reaching out to the next generation of scientists, here is a good example at the lawrence science berkeley, they are creating what they call an apollo moment for the next generation. there is also a documentary called back to the moon for good. showing the progress the teams made so far in order to get back to the moon in 2015. the document runs through the holidays. of course, that is a very cool exhibit. and brody brazil joins us. >> this story is almost impossible to tackle by itself, that is why we're here to digest and tackle it. it is a possible move back wards. we'll tell us what happened in the last 24 hours that might have been held from us, the public for the last six months. >>> and one of the best rivalries in the nfl kicks off. the 49ers to host the seahawks with lots of implications on the line tomorrow. plus, it could be the second to last game ever at the stick. a full preview coming up next. >>> well, the seahawks have already secured a spot in the nfl playoffs, but if they win at candle stick, they will also clinch the afc west. and they have a lot to play for as they try
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
-old world wide shows, the u.s. is lacking and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american students failed to place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are and singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong for its education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and retention of top-notch educators. >>mark: today, president obama will start a new push for the health-care.gov website. in an event at the white house he will highlight people he says have been held by his health or care reform law and website. the president also working on possible subsidies to insurance companies to let people keep their existing insurance plans as was originally promised. the government say most of the glitches on these website have now been fixed. and now that to the website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health care exchange. >>james: and man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak in hawaii. it happened but i
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
the arts and sciences. there is luther burbank and jack london. there was a thing on the side. it says federal art project and has beginning and ending date. that is a wall which becomes a tomb stone. the artists themselves are becoming ghosts. that's what he's doing there. joseph danish. head of the projects, it is it was a wonderful time that he woke up every morning wondering how long it would last. they were being paid to produce public art. well, what happened of course is the war. the war came along. and roosevelt could see it coming. so, very few people understand the new deal segways into war. they beefed up the military bases like fort mason. my 1943, they are all killed. the war did what the new deal couldn't do, full employment. there were reports, it's still with mind numbing statistic. we have to rely on other people to do it. the these projects enriched the lives of millions of people and does so today all the time. i have become aware of it, but very few people are. i have also become aware extraordinary people. here's a dedication of roosevelt. on the left, who painted
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
substantial number of kids on a track brown where ware doing computer science to get the skills to go into the firms and no non-manufacturing companies and get good jobs. we decided we, you know, would send a sister-in-law that somehow the united states would generate the idea and produce all in china. in response other parts of the midwest large managing or merchandising companies and northeast ohio you saw philosophical in business and other global dynamics they're seeking substantially job growth are to the benefit of not just the kids of ph.d. from stanford or mit but a whole bunch of folks coming out of high schools and colleges with technical prosecutors. >> tests map silicon valley it's great with ideas they didn't get made in china but it's great if you're an engineer or not so great if you're a generate but mayor lee how this model stacks up in terms of the collaboration. >> this would be returning the stats all the time about 17 or 18 percent of the economy so sun valley is reilly coming off of intense managing. the cooler than in the united states is this the the facebook
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
on law science and history, tommy has all the rights of habeas corpus and deserves to be brought before a judge and released. tommy is owned by a couple in the small town. so far they are not commenting. >>> coming up next, how do you show off the star of a new movie when he's 100% computer generated? >> our first look at this massive dragon on tour promoting [[man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the importan and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. to those who've encountered welcome to covered california. new, affordabl
NBC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
of those units. >> i think this is political theatre. >> uc berkeley political science professor steven weber says it really doesn't matter why they detained him. what matters is that he's now in north korea's custody. although no one is going to say out loud that's what it is, both sides know exactly that's what it is. >> how this will play out weber says is uncertain pop i do think there's some fatigue in washington, d.c. at providing concessions to the north koreans every time they kind of create some trouble, we give them something. >> kimberly, thank you. >> vice president joe biden has a week-long trip planned to asia this week, including a stop in south korea. this is video of him in panama two weeks ago. he plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean war. there's no word at this point if he plans to discuss with anyone the arrest of merrill newman. there's a statement that asks for the release of merrill newman as well as kenneth bay, another american held in the communist country. we are following the story at nbc bay area.com. type in det
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
your fingers to play puppeteer or get a science lesson. >> from a learning standpoint this is what gives you incredible detail and control and then uses your hand when it's appropriate or the keyboard when it's appropriate so you get that augmented experience. >> reporter: cooks will appreciate click n grow. these $80 smart planters take out the guesswork out of when to water fresh herbs. fill up the water, and in a couple of weeks you should see sprouts. there's also an optional grow light to help in the winter months when there's less natural light available. go to cnet.com and click on the holiday gift guide for more. sumi das, kpix 5. >> honda created an airbag for cell phones a special case that fits any smartphone so when it's dropped six built-in airbags inside the case are deployed before it hits the ground. how about that? it's just a concept and honda has no plans to sell it. >> i could have used that a few months ago. i drop mine all the time. >>> 4:56. the bullet train from san francisco to l.a. may be back on track. how some are trying to take the brakes off the bay ar
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> this is computer science education week and it doesn't take a fancy computer to learn. there's tutorials that can be done online. >>> well some of americas most talented people were honored last night. >> singers with the body of work spanning decades were awarded in front of the president and the first lady. well that performance was in honor of carlos santana. could listen to that all day, he along with billy joel were recognized at the kennedy center honors event in washington d.c. president obama saluted the honorees. the show will air on the 29th on kpix5. >>> 4:56 right now. four u.s. presidents are headed to south africa to celebrate the life of fell san monday dell a. we'll have more on the special ceremonies planned for this week coming up. >>> just up, i'm bundled three layers down. >> people all over the bay area are shivering this morning, there's a freeze warning in effect through the day. >>> storms came out of know where. it just hit us. honestly. >> it hit us and then i'm slipping and sliding. >> commuters across the country are up against the elements this morning. snow and ice a
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
and science. of the 34 developed countries involvedded in the study. u.s. ranked 26th in math, 21st in science and 17th in reading. that's despite the united states spending more for student than almost all other countries. the u.s. spends about $115,000 per student. the slovak republic spends about $53,000 a student. >>> no news may be good news for b.a.r.t. commuters. it's been ten day since the board asked union leaders to resubmit a revised contract without a disputed family leave provision. still no talk of the unions going on strike for the third time this year. it appears more and more likely that the unions will head to court to settle this contract dispute. >>> all right, pam. time about 7:12. a big meeting scheduled today on treasure island. why many people are being told they may have to pack up and move out of their homes. >>> devastating. >> a deadly shark attack in hawaii. >>> good morning. we're looking at a commute that's moderately heavy. as we look at 280 at the 880 interchange. you will see it's slow. coming up i will show you what the san mateo bridge looks like. >>> still
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
go. you know, from a young age. i definitely want to major in political science. become the mayor or something. make the situation better for other people. my name is justin, and i am your dividend. tonight. more than 141 million americans went shopping this thanksgiving holiday weekend. that's up two million from last year. americans spent about 57.4 billion over the four-day weekend. while sales were down slightly on black friday, thanksgiving sales helped increase the two-day total by 2.3%. no sooner shoppers shoppers fih devouring bargains in the stores and now millions will go on-line to get more sweet deals. it is called cyber monday. this year experts say it could break records. shoppers are expected to spend nearly $2 billion on-line tomorrow. but as michael finney reports, the event has stretched to nearly a week of digital door busters. >> some folks love the chaos. the thrill of the hunt and the festive atmosphere of black friday shopping. others, not so much. >> i don't go out on black friday. i do it on-line. >> cyber monday, that is fantastic. you don't have to worr
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
if upstate new york. the group says based on law of science and history, he deserved to go before a judge and be released as any human prisoner would if there is lack of cause or evidence for the detention. tommy is unorder by -- owned bya couple and they have not minuted. >> the winner of a $1.3 million lottery prize better come forward because in 12 days the money goes away, a winning ticket purchased to miami has not been claimed and, expires on december 15. you may recall a $60 million powerball ticket put in miami area expired a week ago with no one claiming that ticket, either. >> how could that be? >> the mystery would drive me more crazy. >> you have not been in miami lately? >> not me. >> will you hit the jackpot? >> if you like the cold weather the. >> or snow, because lake tahoe will have snow. here is the bay area at home, we are tracking high clouds that are keeping us relatively warm. we are going to be much cooler when the clouds leave as we look at our radar satellite the high clouds are moving out and as we look at the emeryville camera it is bouncing up-and-down because
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
right here in the bay area to do it. here's health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> reporter: chris walks five miles a day just getting around the game store in downtown oakland. he knows exactly how many steps he takes thanks to a tiny tracker in his pocket called fit bit. >> changed my life basically it we were. i went from a 2xl to a medium. >> reporter: he started using fit bit about two years ago. >> i hate exercising. with a passion. walking to me isn't exercise. >> reporter: stores like this best buy struggled to keep them in stock. >> one point we had such a large demand they were flying off the she feel. >> reporter: two companies are leading the company. both track your movement and record sleep patterns at night and come with free apps to help you keep track of the calories you burn and eat. enter in what you ate on the app or scan a bar code with the jawbone app. there fl's the flex force. >> from 80 to 200 employees, the products are carried in over 20,000 stores worldwide. >> reporter: the idea evolved from the nintendo wii, the first game to interact with games
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
[ço find e1behind enemy lines. this photo reportedlyxd shows h posing. a political science professor says it doesn't matter why the detained him. what matters is that they did. 4y%ajf via the u.s.jf governmed although no one's going to say out loud that's what it is, i'm quite certain bothr>Ñ sides kno exactly that's what it lcs. >> according to çóroiter, çónew went to south korea3w twice ine past decade, but this was his first known trip to the north.i] >>> vice president joe biden will stop in south korea this week during hist( week long vis to asia. as of now, there'sfá no word on whether he'll discuss or meet the oiarrest in north korea. the vice president plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean e1war. -°ñ white house released a statement asking for another american held in that communist county tru. >>> new meaning tot(jffá specia delivery. amazon says it's testingxd delivery by xdw3drone. it's causing, calling theçó projectt(ok prime air. unmanned aircraft deliver lightweightw3 packages to?; customers in 30 minutes or less. th
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
dog were kicked off a flight about to leave the bay area. >> i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> amazon testing delivery by drone. tonight we ask, practical or pie in the sky? ♪[ music ] >> and how a bay area program that's been silenced for years is revived due to a surprise discovery in a closet. oakland. flight attendants said they were concerned abt dog's breed. >>> an oakland woman and her service dog kicked off a flight in oakland. a flight attendant said they were concerned about the dog's breed. kpix 5's brian webb tells us the woman needs her dog to help prevent seizures. brian. >> reporter: ken, service dogs are part of the americans with disabilities act. about all you need to do to qualify your dog is get a note from your doctor. but just because you have the note doesn't mean you'll make the flight. to say sky they are inseparable. the dog gives her help with emotional issues and seizures after an attack. >> so hard to come back from that. >> reporter: she was going to family she hadn't seen in years with the dog. when she got to her seat she was tol
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
the practice. it call comes down to science. knows his stuff.he says releasing commercially grown butterflys into the wild is wrong. , "i' notion or >> reporter: it's a tradition that has been around for years, releasing butterflies for special events, especially weddings. leo o'brien studies butterflies. >> reporter: he says commercially releasing them into the wild is wrong. >> i'm trying to shut down the motion or the impulse that these are party favors for any event. that's really the crux. >> reporter: the monarch butterflies are not endangered, not protected, not in short supply. monarch farming as it is called is a multimillion dollar national business. >> they are wildlife. they are not things. >> reporter: the san francisco commission on the environment is considering a proposal to ban butterfly releases in the city. >> the commercial release of butterflies really offsets some of the scientific research that folks are doing to try to monitor and to keep an effective count on what the native specious looks like. >> reporter: monarch papers say they don't breed, they are sterile and p
KOFY
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
york. the group says that based on law science and history tommy has all the rights of habeas corpus and therefore deserves to be brought before a judge and released. tommy is owned by a couple in the small town of glovrsville so farther not commenting. monkey see monkey sue. >> another half hour of 7 news at 9:00 moments away. >> really close with my frep. i'm devastated. comes in wave waves. >> actor paul walker father talks about his son impact on others. as investigators look into the fiery crash that killed the actor and his frien friend. >> also niners qb kaepernick muscle his way that the hearts of kids at ronald mcdonald house. that's our reporter sharing a moment with him. she has the story. >> america epidemic of twins [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. aladdin bail bonds. to thsuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the pla
KOFY
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
. i was there covering the weather. i've always been fascinated by science. whether it was biology, chemistry, you name it. i really became curious and fascinated with the weather. so i tried to audition with couple of other people to try to do weather for the night shows. next thing you know i was on the air. i enr meteorology program and got my soe society seal of approval and national weather association seal. i landed in san francisco, my dream job and here i am. that is what our weather team sets us apart. we've been here. we know the area. we know the topography and for people that are newcomers forecasting, if you haven't been here, if you don't have the experience behind you, nine times out of ten you are going to get it wrong. >> only hurricanes as i've seen tropical conditions. >> i begin as a news reporter. in 1971 in richmond, virginia. >> this is your mean, mean weather machine. ready for a weather forecast. let's go! >> i'm on the top of washington observatory this part of new zealand is called -- >> i have found myself involved in covering virtually every type of wea
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> the death of nelson mandela today was announced late this afternoon east coast time. the government of south africa has not yet released an official schedule of what's going to happen now in the next few days. but what we can best understand is probably this. the government's going to issue a formal notice about the memorial service over the course of the next 48 hours. then it will be three days after that announcement when the memorial service will actually be held. it will be held at the fnb soccer stadium in soweto. after the memorial service at that huge arena, mr. mandela's body will lie in state at the union buildings in pretoria. his body will lie there in state for three days of public viewing. and then his body will travel home to the town of qunu which is where he was born and where he will be buried at his family compound. it is expected that jimmy carter, bush the younger, bush the older, bill clinton and president obama will visit. dan rather just said that he shoul
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
in the north. in fact, one korean general who escaped said he would never go back. >> in science, americans are in 22nd place just below average. and in math 29th with 28 countries ahead of the u.s. students from asian nations were at the top in all three categories. >>> new at 10:00, ballerinas taking center stage in a special holiday performance of the nutcracker. >> the whole land was in celebration for clara and the nutcracker. >> reporter: san francisco ballet dancers have been visiting the children's hospital. >> tons of snow flakes dancing around. see they're all on points. >> ballet. >> it's a great reminder for us why we're really out there and it brings the joy to the children. so, that's what nutcracker is all about. >> the first american performance of the nutcracker was in san francisco on christmas eve 1944. this year the san francisco ballet will start its public performances on december 11th. >>> a new way to pass the time at sfo. the new program putting therapy dogs at the airport and what you should do the next time you see them. >>> our chief meteorologist bill martin tra
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
in the bay area. here is health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> reporter: chris walks five miles a day just getting around his game store in downtown oakland were he knows exactly how many steps he takes thanks to a tiny tracker in his pocket called fitbit. >> it changed my life basically. >> it is one of a growing number of wearable electronics that has people wiring up to lose weight weight. >> i went to 2xl to medium and a smaller waist. >> he started using it two years ago. >> walk to go me is exercise. >> stores have struggled to keep them in stock. >> at one point there was such a large demand they were flying off the shelf. >> two are leading the pack. job own and fit bit. both track your movement during the day and record your sleep patterns at night. they come with three apps that keep track of the calories you burn and eat. you can also scan a better code. fit bit released it's newest device last month, flex force. >> i went to 80 employees to 200 employees the past two years. products are carried in over 20,000 stores worldwide. >> the idea involved from the nintendo w
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
's health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> reporter: chris walks five miles a day just getting around his game store in downtown oakland were he knows exactly how many steps he takes thanks to a tiny tracker in his pocket called fitbit. >> it changed my life basically. >> it is one of a growing number of wearable electronics that has people wiring up to lose weight weight. >> i went to 2xl to medium and a 40-inch waist to 29-inch waist. >> he started using it two years ago. >> i hate exercising like a passion and walking to me is like exercise. >> stores have struggled to keep them in stock. >> at one point there was such a large demand they were flying off the shelf. >> two are leading the pack. job own and fitbit. both track your movement during the day and record your sleep patterns at night. they come with three apps that keep track of the calories you burn and eat. enter in what you ate on the app or scan a bar code with this app. fitbit released it's newest device last month, flex force. >> i went to 80 employees to 200 employees the past two years. products are carried i
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
. they address wide range of topics including science and culture. started in monterey in 1990 but grew so big. the main conference is now held in long beach. past presenters include the google founders along with president bill clinton. >>> now for a look at the markets. live at cnbc world headquarters. >> the dow closing down 94 points on tuesday. and after three straight days of losses, investors may get a break today, futures pointing to a higher open across the board this morning, european markets are also gaining. >>> the keyword today, cold. >> yes, and bundle up as you can see the temperatures around the bay area, 20s, 30s to near 40 closer to the water. but taking in the cold spot around the area. you can see out toward the sierra, zero this morning, san jose, 39 degrees right now. and parts of the south bay as you head south of san jose, temperatures at or close to freezing. and around the peninsula, temperatures also in the low 30s and atherton, 34, in redwood city, and san mateo near the airport quite cold. coldest temperatures so far, our own christy smith where it's 28 degrees, d
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
couldn't prove their technology was supported by science. so now the company has decided to continue selling the kits but says results will now be limited to ancestry-related information and raw uninterpreted genetic data. >>> i can interpret the weather outside. it is really cold. >> you're hired. >> it's cold inside and it's freezing outside. >> it really is. literally. getting close to the freezing mark. get this. parts of california with snow as low as 600 feet. we've got pictures. we're going to show that to you coming up and let you know how low it could go across the south bay tomorrow morning. >>> in two months he's going to take over one of the most ill lu lustriosu jobs on television. it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer who has bay area ties. tonight, raj mathai has "the interview" are jimmy. >> reporter: in two months he'll take over one of the most illustrious jobs in the history of television. jimmy fallon will replace jay leno on the "tonight show." it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer with bay area ties. tonight "the interview" with jimmy fallon. >> from s
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
and keyboard and use your fingers to play puppeteer or get a science lesson. >> from a learning standpoint this is what gives you incredible detail and control and then uses your hand when it's appropriate or the keyboard when it's appropriate so you get that augmented experience. >> reporter: cooks will appreciate click n grow. these $80 smart planters take out the guesswork out of when to water fresh herbs. fill up the water, and in a couple of weeks you should see sprouts. there's also an optional grow light to help in the winter months when there's less natural light available. go to cnet.com and click on the holiday gift guide for more. sumi das, kpix 5. >>> nelson mandela's impact here in the bay area and the role our local leaders played in the anti-apartheid movement. we'll hear from some of them coming up next. >> reporter: and frosty weather continues in san jose and the greater bay area. a second day of subfreezing temperatures we have a live report coming up. ,, yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. did
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
, and science, why students in the u.s. are scoring below international average. we'll have those stories and a lot more coming up on mornings on 2. time now 6:478. let's talk about the traffic. how's the south bay doing so far? i want to show you the 237 traffic is going to be a little bit slow now as you drive westbound towards the turnoff out of down milpitas. just bumping up there. it will be back up to speed by lawrence expressway but we are seeing signs of slow traffic in the south bay this morning. of course we always look at the toll plaza because it affects so many people. this is a moderate delays, about a 10 to 15 minute wait before you make it on to the bridge. we told you about highway 4. it is slow and bay point's also slow as you come through antioch, a little bit of a break in pittsburgh but not much, and then 680 southbound is going to be slow. so you can see the traffic here on 680 south is a little bit slow as you approach walnut creek and there are no major problems there. 80 westbound pockets of slow traffic only, not a solid line. b.a.r.t., caltrain, and muni are rep
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
's security. of that combining that and to a solution to fix a problem is energizing. science fiction and reality is looking to come next year. >>: cape slate kron 4 news. >>james: at 440 a less talk about the weather. it is freezing out there. >>anny: in fact a lot of locations are below freezing this morning. temperatures and a bottle right now. these are some of the coldest spot. napa at 19 degrees. santa rosa and 273 of vallejo your cold at 23% concord the morning till you're at a frigid 27 degrees. you see, our record lows this morning. i think we will set some new ones. already we are looking at in a record low and napa up. we are expected to go down to 18 and a record vote on this date was 26 degrees. san jose also so far tying its but i think we could potentially said some new records once again temperatures are running in lot colder this morning compared to 24 hours ago. here's your 24-hour temperature change. livermore you are seeing that chill. 11 and vallejo. fairfield 10 degrees cooler, redwood city 9 degrees cooler. san jose 7 degrees colder. morning lows are expected to
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
delivery. there's an item going into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> you come and get your package. >> we can do half hour delivery and we can carry objects up to 5 pounds which covers 86% of the items deliver. >> what's the range of the fulfillment center -- >> they could be a 10-mile radius from the center. it could cover vary yaus areas of the population. it won't deliver everything. these are electric motors, so this is all electric. it's very green. better than driving trucks around. this is all an r & d project. >> with drones there's somebody sitting in front of a screen. >> not these. they're autonomous. you give it instructions. >> what's the challenge? >> the hard part is putting all the redundancy all the reliability, all the systems you need to say, look this thing can't land on somebody's head while they're walking around in the neighborhood. >> it's not good. >> i don't want anyone thinking it's around the corner.
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
behind their peers in other countries. the u.s. is now ranked 31st in math 24th in science, and 21st in reading. the assessment is based on a worldwide test taken last year by 6,000 american 15-year-olds. the test results show no improvement by u.s. students over the past decade. >>> time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says the number of banks in the united states are at their lowest level since the great depression. federally insured banks shrank to about 6900 in the third quarter, from a high of about 18,000. many smaller banks merged or simply collapsed. but overall bank deposits and assets are growing. >>> the "detroit free press" says a judge rules this morning on whether to allow the city's bankruptcy to proceed. about $18 billion in debt and liabilities must be dealt with. >> "the new york times" looks at soaring hospital charges. a day spent as an inpatient at an american hospital costs an average of more than $4,000. that is five times the cost in many other modern countries. a single stitch can cost $500. >> the
FOX
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
provided by: [[ m maalele a annnonoununcece, meet selsun science. you're history. seselslsunun b blulue e itch. ggetets s toto t the root off and hydrates the scalp. seselslsunun b blulue itchy . >>> there's a video that was shot back in october of 2011 that is just now going viral . >>> a video that was shot and just know going viral and it is a gem. >> and this is jason mraz, and the beautiful lady there with him is alexandra jaret. >> he is playing one of his popular songs lucky. she is singing the song lucky with him and this all happened in los angeles. > >> alexandra had gone to see jason mrazperform and she was turned away because she was underage and will skewed to wait in the alley way and i hope he comes out and even better than just coming out and saying hello. ended up singing this entire song. and she is incompetence zanily talented. listen to the pipes on this girl. >> >> they sound amazing together. >> r mber i said this video just started going viral. people do have the story behind this particular . >>> remember, i said it started going viral and everyone is saying. when
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> it gives them the about to put together the story. >> reporter: but there's a big gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math. women make up almost half the work force but fill less than a quarter of jobs in those fields. goldieblocks isn't the only company giving girls serious play things. >> lego friends. >> reporter: lego has gotten in on the game. barbie is a computer engineer, and roominate, a doll house construction set that comes we electric electrical s electrical curcuits. talk about girl power. >> reporter: a future where girls can dream big. >> girls are out there making a difference in the world too. >> now you promise notice there is pink in goldieblocks. pink and purple are the most popular girl colors. it's not about that but giving them toys that use their brain. >> gift ideas for my nieces. >> it's great. thank you so much. coming up next, we heard of therapy dogs but how about therapy chickens? one family is fighting to keep their young son's beloved animal. it helps this little boy. we have the story coming up. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ female a
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
, science and reading have all dropped. teens in shanghai china scored the highest. >> who has the foulest mouths in the land? according to a new study, it's the people in the state of ohio. a marketing firm analyzed more than 600,000 phone calls from the last 12 months. mostly calls from consumers to businesses and the results show that people in the buckeye state wear more often. maryland and new jersey were next on the list. meantime people in washington state are the least likely to let a four letter word fly. >> nice. >> now back to willie and al. >> down in math and reading but we're up in swearing. fantastic. coming up next, the daily habits putting you at risk for the flu. >> all that after your [ laughter ] he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! you give them the giggles. tylenol cold® helps relieve your worst cold and flu symptoms. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol cold®. >>> good morning to you. that breaking
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